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Water Guide: How to Have a Sustainable Landscape in California

As of 2014, California was considered in a state of extreme drought. Luckily, most of California is out of severe drought conditions with the exception of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. Although California is not in a D3 extreme drought conditions, saving as much water as possible is still a smart idea. There are several ways as to why a sustainable garden would positively impact the environment, but the most compelling would be the amount of water that will be saved, utilizing surroundings to compost, and using native plants to create a picturesque landscape.

Top 10 Water-Saving Tips: Summer Edition

Anthony Belavitch, a Conservation Coach for Walnut Crek Saves, prepared a guide that summarizes the best tips for saving water this summer. The extreme heat can make it difficult to conserve water, but hopefully this article will give you tips to help make saving water that much easier this summer.